ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

Advice For Aspiring Linguists: ULG Translators On How To Make It In Today’s Industry

Posted by United Language Group on May 11, 2018
On a recent trip to Australia, French Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron committed a rather embarrassing slip of the tongue. “Thank you and your delicious wife for your warm welcome…” Macron told Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull before leaving the ...

Topics: Translation, Language


Advice For Aspiring Linguists: ULG Translators On How To Make It In Today’s Industry

Posted by jason on May 11, 2018
May 11, 2018 On a recent trip to Australia, French Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron committed a rather embarrassing slip of the tongue. “Thank you and your delicious wife for your warm welcome…” Macron told Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull before ...

Topics: Localization, Translation, Language


Microsoft Says New MT System Achieves “Human Parity”

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on March 26, 2018
How good can Machine Translation (MT) be? Very good, according to Microsoft. Earlier this month, the tech company announced it had created an MT system that reached “human parity” in translating Chinese to English. In other words, the system is said to have ...

Topics: Global News, Machine Translation, Language, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars


Microsoft Says New MT System Achieves “Human Parity”

Posted by United Language Group on March 26, 2018
How good can Machine Translation (MT) be? Very good, according to Microsoft.    Earlier this month, the tech company announced it had created an MT system that reached “human parity” in translating Chinese to English. In other words, the system is said to ...

Topics: Global News, Machine Translation, Language


The Growing Importance of Arabic in Business

Posted by Andrew Hitchcock on July 18, 2017
When a language gains prominence around the world, there is a rise in the demand for speakers of that language in governments and businesses around the world. Higher salaries and unique job positions attract and motivate employees, while businesses benefit ...

Topics: Global Marketing, Language Learner, Language


The Growing Importance of Arabic in Business

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on July 18, 2017
When a language gains prominence around the world, there is a rise in the demand for speakers of that language in governments and businesses around the world. Higher salaries and unique job positions attract and motivate employees, while businesses benefit ...

Topics: Global News, Global Marketing, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Language


Virtual Reality is the Next Step in Language Learning

Posted by Andrew Hitchcock on June 16, 2017
There’s a lot that goes into learning a language. Taking classes, studying textbooks, using apps, watching foreign movies, listening to foreign music, playing video games…the list seems endless. But another method of language learning is starting to arise ...

Topics: Technology, Language


Virtual Reality is the Next Step in Language Learning

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on June 16, 2017
There’s a lot that goes into learning a language. Taking classes, studying textbooks, using apps, watching foreign movies, listening to foreign music, playing video games…the list seems endless. But another method of language learning is starting to arise ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Language


How Do We Code-Switch Every Day?

Posted by Andrew Hitchcock on May 25, 2017
On an average day, you might get up, go to work or school, come home, spend time with family and friends, and then go to bed. It sounds pretty typical, doesn’t it? But you might be code-switching all day without even realizing it. What is code-switching in ...

Topics: Language Learner, Language


How Do We Code-Switch Every Day?

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on May 25, 2017
On an average day, you might get up, go to work or school, come home, spend time with family and friends, and then go to bed. It sounds pretty typical, doesn’t it? But you might be code-switching all day without even realizing it. What is code-switching in ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Language


Katzensprung and 15 Other Amazing Foreign Idioms

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on May 24, 2017
There’s nothing quite like idioms. Oftentimes they are culturally unique, and offer a glimpse into a country’s history and language. They can also be incredibly difficult to understand for a non-native speaker, and even harder to translate. At first, the ...

Topics: Translation, Language, Lost in Translation


Katzensprung and 15 Other Amazing Foreign Idioms

Posted by Andrew Hitchcock on May 24, 2017
There’s nothing quite like idioms. Oftentimes they are culturally unique, and offer a glimpse into a country’s history and language. They can also be incredibly difficult to understand for a non-native speaker, and even harder to translate. At first, the ...

Topics: Lost in Translation, Translation, Language